open_init_pty - run an program under a pseudo terminal
Run a program under a pseudo terminal. This is used by run_init
actually run the program after setting up the proper context. This program
acquires a new Pseudo terminal, forks a child process that binds to the pseudo
terminal, and then sits around and connects the physical terminal it was
invoked upon with the pseudo terminal, passing keyboard input into to the
child process, and passing the output of the child process to the physical
It sets up the pseudo terminal properly based on the physical terminal
attributes, and then sets the user's terminal to RAW mode, taking care to
reset it on exit.
This manual page was written by Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com>,
for the Debian GNU/Linux system.